British Society Since 1945 by Arthur Marwick
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British Society Since 1945
By Arthur Marwick

British Society Since 1945

The Penguin Social History of Britain

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British Society Since 1945 by Arthur Marwick

Book Description

High and popular culture; family, race, gender and class relations; sexual attitudes and material conditions; science and technology - the diversity of social developments in Britain from 1945 to 2002 are thoroughly explored in this new edition of a classic text. 'Something of a tour de force...Without serious distortion or omission he moves dexterously through a wide variety of sources, ranging from poetry through film and novels to opinion polls. it is astonishing how much he gets in' - "Times Educational Supplement". 'An enjoyable, readable, usable achievement which leads the field' - John Vincent, "Sunday Times".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141005270
ISBN-10: 0141005270
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Total War and Historical Change by Arthur Marwick Total War and Historical Change, Paperback (January 2001)

In exploring these four key themes, this collection provides a resource for the study of twentieth century European history, and exemplifies different historical methods and approaches. The essays include works by Stanley Hoffmann, Arno J Mayer and others, and are useful to students of modern European history.

History of the Modern British Isles, 1914-1999 by Arthur Marwick History of the Modern British Isles, 1914-1999, Hardback (April 2000)

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Author Biography - Arthur Marwick

Arthur Marwick is Professor of History at the Open University and served as Dean of Art from 1978 to 1984. His other books include THE SIXTIES and THE DELUGE.

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